Past E-News & CEFS Happenings
Welcome to the E-News archive of the Center for Environmental Farming Systems. Whether you’re just curious about what we’ve been up to through the years or you’re looking for a specific announcement or article that has come and gone, this is the place to read about it. To view a summary list of all our past e-Newsletters, click here!
CEFS is now accepting applications for the 2017-2018 CEFS NC State University Graduate Fellowship! The CEFS NC State Graduate Fellows Program was developed to provide financial support and recognition for the future leaders, researchers and [...]
This past holiday season, shoppers were in for a special treat when they found frozen North Carolina shrimp at area Weaver Street Market (WSM) stores, just in time for end-of-year celebrations.
The 2017 Carolina Meat Conference will bring together over 400 independent farmers, meat producers, processors, buyers, chefs, and food professionals from across the country for two days of unmatched learning opportunities!
We’re serious about changing the food system. With your help, we can do more.
While there’s increased interest nationally in local pastured meat, peoples’ purchasing habits and tastes have been conditioned by our industrial food system over the past 50 years to just a handful of cuts. So what happens to the rest of it?
Five questions with Gary Nabhan, ethnobiologist, nature writer, and agrarian activist.
NC Choices' Carolina Meat Conference was featured on PBS' award-winning A Chef's Life with Vivian Howard.
Hurricane Matthew Devastates Eastern North Carolina: Update from CEFS’ Field Research and Outreach Facility at Cherry Farm in Goldsboro
Water continues to be at record high levels and access to the livestock units (swine, dairy, and beef) is limited. We do have power and water pressure at those units which is a blessing. Currently, we are ferrying people in to milk and feed by boat. Milk is being dumped. Calving season has started (5 hit the ground today), with an expected 75-80 over the next two weeks. Water is now in the shop, service building, and possibly the office.
A butchery demo by Kari Underly is like an improv comedy sketch. At Cane Creek Farm in Graham on Sunday, she rolls with the shouts and whispers from the crowd while sawing through a whole lamb.
Huffington Post and Modern Farmer Magazine Cover Women in Meat: Women Mean Business at This Meat Industry Conference
Hillary Clinton isn’t the only one cracking the glass ceiling. An annual conference called Women Working in the Meat Business has been empowering female attendees since 2013.